Dubai: Royal Challengers Bengaluru rode upon useful knocks from prodigy Devdutt Paddikal and Mr. 360 AB DE Villiers to set a defendable target of 202 for Mumbai Indians on Monday.
Batting first, RCB got off to a flying start with Aaron Finch playing a quick-fire knock of 52 runs off 35 deliveries. The knock was followed by another half-century by his opening partner and RCB’s new sensation Devdutt Paddikal who scored a handy 54 off 40 deliveries before ABD and Shivam Dubey took up the death overs scoring job.
ABD came in and dominated the MI bowlers with some clean hitting as he scored 55 off 24 deliveries. Shivam Dubey supported ABD with a handy cameo of 27 runs from 10 balls.
For MI bowling Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah and Krunal Pandya picked up one wicket each.
Mumbai Indians are now set a target of 202 to be chased in 20 overs.
The match is being played at Dubai International Stadium.
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Mangaluru:Former Congress MLA Mohiuddin Bava on Wednesday claimed he received a call from an unknown person objecting to his participation in the ongoing Navaratri celebrations at a temple here.
Bava, who had represented from Mangaluru North segment, said he has lodged a police complaint about it.
The Congress leader said he visited the Gurupura Ambika Annapoorneshwari temple at Bajpe here and took part in the rituals following an invite by its priest.
Later, he got a call from a man, who identified himself as Anil from Mumbai and raised objections to his visit, saying It's not Nehru period, it's a Modi period, Bava alleged.
"A Muslim should not go to the temple, a beef eater and Muslim should not visit temple," the caller had told him, he claimed, adding the conversation was recorded by him.
Bava said he told the caller that he went to the temple on invitation and added he had not differentiated between communities in his political life.